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SoMo releases new single “Want It”

12 Mar

American singer/songwriter SoMo (real name Joseph Anthony Somers-Morales) has released his new single online.

“Want It” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by fellow recording artist Avena Savage and regular collaborator Cody Tarpley, who previously teamed up with SoMo on “Blind,” “Back to the Start,” “Ride” and “Red Lighter.”

SoMo’s upcoming studio collection “The Answers” – featuring singles “Control,” “First,” “Just a Man,” “Champion” and the Maty Noyes-assisted “Play” – will arrive on March 17 via Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

Other album contributors include Tricky Stewart (Usher), Jenna Andrews (Elle Varner), Pierre Medor (Keri Hilson), Jim Jonsin (Beyonce), DZL (Teyana Taylor), Nick Seeley (Charlie Puth), K-Major (French Montana), Jordan Evans (Drake), Nikolas Marzouca (A$AP Rock) and J-Vibe (Vivian Green).

Listen to the audio clip for “Want It” below.

Kiiara hits the studio with Jim Jonsin for debut album

1 Dec


Kiiara has enlisted Jim Jonsin for her upcoming debut album.

“There’s def a special place in heaven for legends who believe in new artists. thank u for helping me through my emotions @IamJimJonsin,” the singer-songwriter tweeted on Thursday (December 01, 2016).

Jonsin’s recent production credits include “Excuse Me” (A$AP Rocky), “Gone” (Machine Gun Kelly), “Promises” (Wiz Khalifa), “Go Hard” (Kevin Gates), “Pay Attention” (Big K.R.I.T.) and “Murda Something” (A$AP Rock).

His extensive resume boasts further works with Beyonce (“Sweet Dreams”), Kelly Rowland (“Motivation”), Michelle Williams (“The Greatest”), Brandy (“No Such Thing as Too Late”), Shakira (“Rabiosa”) and Usher (“Lemme See”).

Meanwhile, Kiiara is expected to release her first studio collection – featuring current promotional single “Dopemang” – in 2017 via Atlantic Records.

The still-untitled project reportedly delivers additional alliances with Jason Evigan (David Guetta, Ella Eyre), Christopher “CJ” Baran (Melanie Martinez, Carly Rae Jepsen) and Bonnie McKee (Olly Murs, Kylie Minogue).

Listen to the audio clip for “Dopemang” below.

[Musician’s Galore] Jetta

7 Jul


Jetta is a British singer-songwriter known for her singles “Start a Riot,” “Feels Like Coming Home,” and the Pharrell Williams-produced “Crescendo.”

The Liverpool-born artist has also worked with a multitude of hitmakers including Toby Gad, Lindy Robbins, Jim Jonsin, Richard Stannard, Adam Argyle, Leah Haywood, Daniel Pringle, Utters, Jake Gosling, Chris Leonard, Rodney Jerkins, Mojam, Wayne Hector, Francis “Eg” White, and Busbee.

On the songwriting front, Jetta has co-penned songs for fellow recording artists including Neon Jungle (“Fool Me”), Ashley Roberts (“Clockwork”), Sigma (“Slow Down”), and Medina (“We Survive”).

Her latest single “Take it Easy” – which was co-written by Jetta along with regular collaborators Jim Eliot and Mima Stilwell – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Casablanca Records.

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Ariana Grande confirms new album “Dangerous Woman”

24 Feb


Ariana Grande has confirmed the title for her upcoming third album.

The singer-songwriter-actress christened her next studio collection “Dangerous Woman” and will release it later this year through Republic Records.

Lead single “Focus” – now available for download via iTunes – was helmed by Savan Kotecha (Fifth Harmony), Peter Svensson (Carly Rae Jepsen), Ilya Salmanzadeh (Tori Kelly) and Max Martin (Katy Perry).

The follow-up to 2014’s “My Everything” reportedly delivers additional alliances with Charlie Puth (Fergie, Trey Songz), Jim Jonsin (Beyonce, Kelly Rowland) and Carmen Reece (Nathan Sykes, Samantha Jade).

Watch the music video for “Focus” below.

Ariana Grande works with Charlie Puth for new album “Moonlight”

26 Nov


Ariana Grande has worked with Charlie Puth for her upcoming third album.

The singer, songwriter, and record producer recently helmed CeeLo Green’s “Working Class Heroes (Work)” [Atlantic], Jason Derulo’s “Pull-Up” [Warner Bros] and Thomas Rhett’s “I Feel Good” [Valory Music].

His debut album “Nine Track Mind” – featuring singles “One Call Away” and the Meghan Trainor-assisted “Marvin Gaye” – is scheduled to hit stores and digital outlets on January 29 through Atlantic Records.

Meanwhile, Grande’s current single “Focus” – which was collectively crafted by Savan Kotecha, Peter Svensson, Ilya Salmanzadeh, and Max Martin – is now available via iTunes in partnership with Republic Records.

Her next studio collection “Moonlight” reportedly delivers further contributions from Tommy Brown (Fifth Harmony), Victoria Monet (Jordin Sparks), Jim Jonsin (Kelly Rowland) and Carmen Reece (Samantha Jade).

Finally, fans of Puth’s works should look out for the next projects by Fergie [Interscope], Kehlani [Atlantic] and Nico & Vinz [Warner Bros].

Watch the music video for “One Call Away” below.

Ariana Grande unwraps “Focus” artwork

14 Oct

Ariana Grande - Focus

Ariana Grande has unwrapped the artwork for her new single.

“Focus” – available for download from October 30 – marks the first promotional cut from the singer/songwriter’s upcoming third album “Moonlight.”

The track was collectively helmed by Savan Kotecha (Tori Kelly, Britney Spears), Peter Svensson (Avril Lavigne, Carly Rae Jepsen), Ilya Salmanzadeh (Ellie Goulding, Demi Lovato) and Max Martin (Tinashe, Kelly Clarkson).

As mentioned in earlier posts, “Moonlight” is scheduled to be released later this year through Universal Music Group / Republic Records.

The keenly-awaited LP reportedly features further productions and songwriting contributions from Tommy Brown (Chris Brown), Victoria Monet (Jordin Sparks), Jim Jonsin (Kelly Rowland) and Carmen Reece (Teyana Taylor).

Grande’s last studio collection, 2014’s “My Everything,” debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned international hit singles including “Problem,” “Break Free” and “Love Me Harder.”

Watch the music video for “Love Me Harder” below.

Ariana Grande schedules release date for new single “Focus”

16 Sep


Ariana Grande has scheduled the release date for her new single.

“Focus” – originally entitled “Focus on Me” – is slated to hit stores and digital outlets on October 30 through Republic Records.

The track was written by Grande along with regular collaborators Savan Kotecha (Nick Jonas, Justin Bieber), Peter Svensson (Carly Rae Jepsen, The Weeknd) and Ilya “KnocDown” Salmanzadeh (Demi Lovato, Tori Kelly).

As mentioned in earlier posts, the “Problem” star’s third studio collection and follow-up to 2014’s “My Everything” will be available later this year.

The keenly-awaited LP reportedly includes further alliances with Tommy Brown (Chris Brown, Jhene Aiko), Victoria Monet (Fifth Harmony, Jordin Sparks), Jim Jonsin (Usher, Kelly Rowland) and Jenna Andrews (Tamia, Elle Varner).

Watch the music video for “Love Me Harder” below.